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PUBLIC ALLIES ARIZONA LEADERSHIP

Lou Haiduk, Co-Director

Lou Haiduk (she/her) is a two-term AmeriCorps service veteran with a passion for social justice. She has served from Cedar Rapids, IA, to Jackson, MI, with Denver, CO, in between. Following her AmeriCorps service, Lou taught six years as a middle school teacher in Flagstaff, before relocating to Tucson. Lou graduated from Texas Tech University with Bachelor of Arts degrees in English & Theatre Arts. She worked for one year as a Program Manager for Public Allies Arizona before joining Sarai Richter as a Co-Director. Lou is excited to strengthen the Public Allies Arizona curriculum and expanded the Public Allies mission in Greater Tucson.

Sarai Richter, Co-Director

Sarai Richter’s (They/Them) background encompasses nearly 13 years of experience in national service and global civic engagement. Sarai is an alumni of both AmeriCorps and VISTA and a Return Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Cambodia. Sarai possesses degrees in both Anthropology and Political Science and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Social Justice and Human Rights. In Sarai’s current role as Co-Director of Public Allies Arizona, their focus areas include recruitment of Allies and Partner Organizations, compliance, strategic planning and system analysis.

OUR STAFF

Gema Rodriguez

Title

Program Manager

Work Email

gemar@publicallies.org

Work Phone


Jill Watts

Title

Director, Capacity Building Initiatives

Work Email

jill.watts@asu.edu

Work Phone


Lou Haiduk

Title

Greater Tucson Program Director and Co-Director of PAAZ

Work Email

louh@publicallies.org

Work Phone

520-884-5507 ex. 20631
Phong Le

Title

Program Manager

Work Email

phongl@publicallies.org

Work Phone


Sarai Richter

Title

Greater Phoenix Program Director and Co-Director PAAZ

Work Email

sarar@publicallies.org

Work Phone

602-496-1053